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Steven L. Barnett, M.D.

Family Medicine

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Administrative: (585) 506-9484

Fax: (585) 473-2245

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Faculty Appointments

Biography

Professional Background

Steve Barnett, MD, was born in Brooklyn, grew up in New Jersey, went to college in Philadelphia, attended medical school in New Jersey and did his residency in Wisconsin. He came to Rochester for the family systems medicine fellowship and stayed in the area doing research, locum tenens family medicine and rural emergency department work. He joined the UR Department of Family Medicine faculty in 2002 in the research division. Dr. Barnett's primary academic focus is health and healthcare research with populations of Deaf American Sign Language (ASL) users and people with hearing loss, their families and communities. Dr. Barnett is the Director of the CDC-funded Rochester Prevention Research Center: National Center for Deaf Health Research, and is the Program Director at UR for the NIH-funded Rochester Bridges to the Doctorate program. He was also medical director (2002-2015) of the award-winning Strong Connections, the University of Rochester Medical Center's pioneering Telehealth Sign Language Interpreter Services Program.

Credentials

Specialties

  • Family Medicine - American Board of Family Medicine

Education

1986
BA | University of Pennsylvania
Biology

1990
MD | New Jersey Medical School
Medicine

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

07/01/1994 - 06/30/1996
Fellowship in Family Medicine at Highland Hospital of Rochester

07/01/1991 - 06/30/1993
Residency in Family Medicine at St Marys Hospital Medical Center

07/01/1990 - 06/30/1991
Internship in Family Medicine at St Marys Hospital Medical Center

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Awards

2015
Community Advocate Award 2015
Sponsor: Rochester Area Task Force on AIDS
Location: Rochester NY

2014
Award for Excellence in Research Addressing Cardiovascular Health Equity
Sponsor: American Heart Association (AHA)
Location: AHA EPI/NPAM Conference (San Francisco)

2012
Outstanding Poster Award: Overall Impact
Sponsor: CDC Early Hearing Detection & Intervention (EHDI) Meeting
Location: St Louis, MO

2010
Excellence Award (for Mentoring and Support of Medical Students)
Sponsor: Department of Family Medicine
Location: University of Rochester, Rochester, NY

2007
Winner | Poster Contest Commemorating the National Health Interview Survey's 50th anniversary
Sponsor: CDC National Center for Health Statistics
Location: Hyattsville, MD

2004
Frank W. Lovejoy M.D. Preceptorship in Family Medicine
Sponsor: Department of Family Medicine, University of Rochester
Location: Rochester, NY

2003
Family Medicine Faculty Teaching Award
Sponsor: Family Medicine Residency, Department of Family Medicine
Location: University of Rochester, Rochester, NY

2000
Best Seminar, STFM Northeast Region Meeting
Sponsor: Society of Teachers of Family Medicine
Location: Philadelphia, PA

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Publications

Journal Articles

8/31/2018
Mathos KK, Landsberger SA, Diaz DR, Barnett S. "Experiences in Psychiatric Residency Training: Teaching About the Mental Health of Persons Who Are Deaf or Hard of Hearing." Academic psychiatry : the journal of the American Association of Directors of Psychiatric Residency Training and the Association for Academic Psychiatry.. 2018 Aug 31; Epub 2018 Aug 31.

6/1/2018
Simning A, Fox ML, Barnett SL, Sorensen S, Conwell Y. "Depressive and Anxiety Symptoms in Older Adults With Auditory, Vision, and Dual Sensory Impairment." Journal of aging and health.. 2018 Jun 1; :898264318781123. Epub 2018 Jun 01.

2018
Mathos K; Landsberger S; Diaz D; Barnett S. "Experiences in Psychiatric Residency Training: Teaching about the Mental Health of Persons who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing (in press)". Academic Psychiatry. 2018; .

Books & Chapters

2018
Chapter Title: National Center for Deaf Health Research: CBPR with Deaf Communities
Book Title: Community-based participatory research for health: Advancing social and health equity
Author List: Barnett S, Cuculick J, DeWindt LA, Matthews KA, Sutter EJ
Edited By: Wallerstein N, Duran B, Oetzel J, Minkler M (eds)
Published By: Jossey-Bass2018 in San Francisco

2005
Chapter Title: Care of the deaf child.
Book Title: Pediatrics
Author List: Barnett S; Katcher L; Katcher M.
Edited By: L Osborn; TG DeWitt; LR First; J Zenel
Published By: Elsevier-Mosby2005 in Philadelphia

1998
Chapter Title: John: Lessons in caring
Book Title: Tales from Family Therapy: Life-changing Clinical Experiences
Author List: Speice J; Barnett S
Edited By: F Thomas and TS Nelson
Published By: Haworth Press1998 in New York

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